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PoK: People protest against construction of dams by China, Pakistan

The people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) are irked by the construction of two mega dams by China and Pakistan in the region.

Pakistan is moving from US towards China's sphere: Ayesha Siddiqa

Islamabad: A top defence analyst has said Pakistan is slowly drifting away from the US towards China as Beijing is the only hope for Islamabad for economic assistance.

Blasphemy charges: Pakistani court sentences Christian man to death

Lahore: A Court in Pakistan's Lahore city on Tuesday  sentenced a Christian man to death for having committed "blasphemy", media reports said.

Poor conditions rife in Pakistani women’s prisons: Human Rights Watch

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Human Rights Ministry has issued a report that says  women in prison face poor conditions and receive inadequate medical care, Human Rights Watch has said.

Chinese deep-sea trawlers arrive in Karachi, Pakistani fishermen plan protest

Islamabad: Pakistani fishermen are planning to protest against the arrival of Chinese deep-sea trawlers in Karachi city, media reports said.

China has deep strategic interests in Pakistan: US report

Washington/UNI: An official report by the US government has stated that China has deep strategic interests in Pakistan, which will ensure close relations between the two countries despite irritants.

Uyghur: Activists urge OIC to discuss human rights situation in China's Xinjiang region

Glasgow: Human rights activist  Amjad Ayub Mirza has urged the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to convene a special session to discuss the human rights situation in China's Xinjiang region.

Chinese President Xi Jinping cancels visit to Pakistan amid COVID -19 pandemic

Islamabad: The visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pakistan has been postponed amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Activist feels China's aggression and Pakistan's Islamic terrorism is posing a threat to regional peace

The chairman of Sindh-based Pakistani political outfit Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM) holds  that China's aggression, war frenzy and Pakistan's Islamic terrorism pose a serious threat to regional peace and global security.

End secret detention of rights defender, independent experts urge Pakistani authorities

New York: Independent UN rights experts have called on the Government of Pakistan to end the secret detention of a human rights defender, who has not been heard from in more than nine months.

Pakistan: Fahmida Riaz's daughter turns down presidential award

Islamabad: Protesting against the kidnapping and torture of journalists and writers in the country, poet Fahmida Riaz's daughter has declined the presidential award announced by the Pakistani government for her late mother.

Pakistan must end enforced disappearance of human rights defender: UN Experts

Geneva/IBNS: UN human rights experts on Friday called on the Pakistani authorities to end the secret detention of human rights defender Idris Khattak, who has not been heard from in more than nine months.

Facebook removes several Pakistani accounts over 'coordinated inauthentic behaviour'

San Francisco: Social media giant Facebook on Thursday said it has removed  453 Facebook accounts, 103 Pages, 78 Groups and 107 Instagram accounts operated from Pakistan for 'coordinated inauthentic behavior'.

Pakistan Christian man accused of blasphemy arrested

Islamabad: Pakistan continues to persecute its religious minorities with a Christian man arrested in the northwestern city of Nowshera under the country’s notorious blasphemy laws being the latest victim, media reports said.

New York: People protest outside Pakistan Consulate over forceful abductions

New York: A large number of people on Sunday gathered outside the Pakistan consulate in New York to demonstrate against the forceful abductions of people from the minority communities in Pakistan by its Army and Intelligence wing.